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April 11, 2013

South Africans have a constitutional right to sufficient water

A letter from a South African citizen:  Chapter 2 of the Constitution under Section 27 gives every South African the right to sufficient water. I suspect […]
May 10, 2012

Half of China’s tap water does not meet national standards

BEIJING: Half of China’s tap water does not meet national drinking water standards, but the problem is not so severe as to cause an immediate threat […]
February 23, 2012

Saving Water Saves Electricity

Make the Drops-to-Watts Connection It’s Time for a New Way to Think About Water and Energy With climate change concerns, pervasive droughts, and high energy prices […]
March 13, 2011

How To Survive Without Electricity

Situations Where There May Be No Electricity It’s interesting to read that electricity has only been a common household item in the last 50 or so […]
March 12, 2011

Bee deaths may signal wider pollination threat

Mass deaths of bee colonies in many parts of the world may be part of a wider, hidden threat to wild insect pollinators vital to human […]
March 10, 2011

Eco-farming can double food output by poor: U.N.

Many farmers in developing nations can double food production within a decade by shifting to ecological agriculture from use of chemical fertilizers and pesticides, a U.N. […]
March 9, 2011

Hidden Water Consumption- Surprising Facts

We’ve all probably been made aware of some startling water-use statistics that are more ‘apparent’, but have we ever considered the water use/waste that is involved […]
March 9, 2011

South African minister denies meeting Shell over Karoo gas exploration

Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor on Tuesday denied ever meeting with Shell South Africa or discussing the international energy group’s proposed gas exploration in the […]
March 9, 2011

Kenyan Villagers Turn Invasive Water Hyacinth into Moneymaker

The rapid growth of invasive water hyacinths has taken a serious toll on Kenya’s Lake Victoria, creating inhospitable conditions for the fish local people depend on, […]
March 8, 2011

Today’s Lifestyle Change Can Lead to Tomorrow’s Better Planet

Being ‘green’ doesn’t carry that much weight when it’s just a ‘label’ and you are being ‘forced’ to change. It’s like being ‘on’ a  diet. We […]
March 8, 2011

South Africa: Solar Water Heater Market Poised for Strong Growth

Global consultancy Frost & Sullivan (F&S) said that the solar water heater (SWH) market in South Africa grew significantly in the past four years, and suggested […]
March 7, 2011

Scientists warn of water woes

Policy wonks, scientists and economists gather to discuss research and best practices for optimizing water management as a global water crisis looms. WATER SOURCES: The California […]
March 7, 2011

Cooling Your House Without Electricity

Long time readers may remember when I wrote about two different ways you could heat your home or garage without using electricity. There was the heater […]
March 6, 2011

How can farmers adapt to climate change? Get ‘climate smart.’

A new “climate smart” tool can help farmers reduce production and operating costs, improve profitability by reducing energy and water consumption, generate new products from agricultural […]
March 4, 2011

Bringing Back The Past To Save The Future

In the past, there was no such thing as disposable plastic grocery bags… single-use utensils… or 24/7 fast food joints. Our instant gratification-based society has quickly […]
February 28, 2011

Water quality a global problem…are you prepared?

Cities of the world are under threat because of water quality issues, United Nations Habitat said on Wednesday. “The fact of the matter is that our […]
February 27, 2011

Mystery of the missing pool water

Thieves in Port Elizabeth are stealing pool water in a bid to make money. They are making a quick buck in the drought stricken city’s suburbs, […]
February 26, 2011

Hospitals Go Green and Cut Costs

Hospitals are a major source of waste and energy consumption, second only to the food industry in the amount of waste produced every year.